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High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan Injection
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Monovisc™ is a sterile, non-pyrogenic, viscoelastic solution of hyaluronan contained in a single-use syringe. Monovisc™ consists of high molecular weight, ultra-pure, natural hyaluronan, a complex sugar of the glycosaminoglycan family. The hyaluronan in Monovisc™ is derived from bacterial cells and is cross-linked with a proprietary cross-linker.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/21/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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